Fire extinguished at Azerbaijan’s Gunashli field (UPDATE)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10
Fire has been extinguished at the platform #10 of the Gunashli field in the Caspian Sea, a statement posted at SOCAR's website said Feb. 10.
Fire was fully extinguished at 19:24 (UTC/GMT +4 hours).
The fire broke out on the offshore platform Dec. 4, as a strong storm damaged an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline.
As many as 33 people were rescued in an ensuing large-scale operation. The bodies of 12 killed were retrieved, while 18 oil workers are still listed as missing.